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10 Innovative iOS 5 Apps

Apple's iOS 5 mobile operating system includes 200 new features and more than 1,500 new APIs. Here are 10 great examples of how iOS developers used them to create cool apps.
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When you don't really care, send an email; when you care a bit more, try Cards. Ante up $2.99 and send an attractive letterpress card from your iPhone to anyone in the U.S. For $4.99, you can mail outside the U.S.

While Cards doesn't really take advantage of iOS 5 beyond its camera integration and use of notifications, it's a convenient way to generate snail mail, not to mention a potential gold mine for Apple.

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10/30/2011 | 3:21:05 PM
re: 10 Innovative iOS 5 Apps
Ahhh.. Ok comments come under all of them. Ok, I like the Reminders and Find my friends BUT, I don't like how they kill my battery.
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